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Causes Of Pain Under Armpit
Sorry, no clue but: If you go to a doctor who has the advantage of being able to check under the hood of the car...or in this case, into the visible underside of your shoulder they may be able to either visualize something or feel something. Bottom line, see the doctor ...Read more
Depends what the : cause is. For example any issues involving spraining or pulled muscles involving the pectoral or teres muscles, or brachial nerve can potentially cause pain under the armpit. If you have swelling, then it and needs to be examined carefully by a PCP to rule out any potential lymphadenopathy, cyst, tumor, or fungal infection. Great overview: http://www.med-health.net/Armpit-Pain.html ...Read more
Hidradenitis: Inflammation of the hair follicles and sweat glands in the armpit (and with it sometimes inflammation of lymph nodes or lymphadenitis) is a common cause of pain in this area. Aside from that any irritation of the nerves in this area will result in pain. Trauma or inflammation of chest muscles is also painful ...Read more
What causes pain under left armpit and upper ribs just below. The pain comes and goes. Also radiates to my hand. I don't think its cardiac as I've had many tests on my heart.
Pain in chest & arm: The most common cause of acute pain in the nontraumatized shoulder is calcific tendonitis or bursitis readily identified by plain film radiography rogers et al 1988. This pain may radiate to the hand. Pin point chest pain is indicative of chosto chondritis. Both condtions can exist and confuse treatment and diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Go to ER: Get evaluated by an emergency room physician. ...Read more
What would cause burning pain in left shoulderblade, under armpit in left rib cage along bra line, under left breast, and in left side arm near bicep?
Details: Your question is insufficiently detailed for a sensible answer. How long have you had the pain? Is there any rash? Is the pain deep or superficial? It could be almost anything without a description. See your doctor and give him/her all the appropriate details so an appropriate diagnosis can be made. ...Read more
I got a hard bump on the back of my thigh few weeks back, it was painful and caused pain when i walked. Just got one under my armpit now. Bad?
Hard to say: I would be concerned about skin infections or cysts, especially if no clear injury would explain a lump. Other things that can cause swelling especially under the arms are lymph nodes which can swell from other areas that a irritated. Since you have had two, best to get checked out as some serious infections or problems can cause swellings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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